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Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are prepped for the latest game updates

Expect updates that are focused on Apex Legends, The Division 2 and ARK: Genesis

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers is prepped for the latest game updates

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are prepped for the latest game updates

The folks over at Team Geforce have launched their latest "Game Ready" drivers for Windows, optimising Nvidia graphics cards so that they can run at their best within the latest gaming updates. 

Nvidia's Geforce 442.50 WHQL driver is ready for the next season of Apex Legends, The Division 2: Warlords of New York and ARK: Survival Evolved's Genesis expansion.

In addition to these game-specific changes, Nvidia has also added support for three newly validated G-Sync Compatible monitors, which include AOC's AG271FZ2, AOC's AG271F1G2, and ASUS's PG43U. 

Below are the full release notes for Nvidia's Geforce 442:50 driver. 

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers is prepped for the latest game updates  

Game Ready Driver Updates

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready for Apex Legends, Division 2, and ARK

The new Game Ready Driver provides optimal support for Apex Legends: Season 4, The Division 2 - Warlords of New York expansion, and ARK: Genesis Part 1.

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 442.50

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

Fixed Issues in this Release

- [Apex Legends]: The game may crash with error DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG 0x887A0006. [2679551]
- [Mortal Kombat]: The game may randomly crash to the desktop without error [2813996]
- [Zombie Army: Dead War 4][Vulkan][HDR]:Corrupted flickering occurs when in-game HDR is enabled. [200585136]
- [Battleye][Low-Latency Mode]: Launching Battleye with NVIDIA Low Latency Mode set to Ultra may cause DWM to reset. [2834199]
- [Twitch Studio]: The app shows corruption when Image Sharpening is enabled globally from the NVIDIA Control Panel [2811830]
- Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed crashes when playing in a water level. [2826669]
- [Zombie Army: Dead War 4][Vulkan]: Game may flicker when in-game HDR is enabled. [200585136]
- [Red Dead Redemption 2][Vulkan]: Random crashes occur during gameplay on Pascal and older GPUs.[2822927]

 

Open Issues in Version 442.50 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 442.50 WHQL of the Release 440 driver has open issues and enhancement requests associated with it. This section includes lists of issues that are either not fixed or not implemented in this version. Some problems listed may not have been thoroughly investigated and, in fact, may not be NVIDIA issues. Others may have workaround solutions.

For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your particular
notebook.

Windows 7 Issues

- [World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth][DirectX 12]: The game crashes when switched from DirectX 11 to DirectX 12 mode. [200574934]

Windows 10 Issues

- [Zombie Army: Dead War 4][Ansel/Freestyle]: The Ansel & Freestyle tabs are unselectable. [2810884]
- [Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege][Vulkan][G-SYNC]: When playing the game in Vulkan mode
with G-SYNC enabled, flickering occurs after switching the game between full-screen and windowed mode.[200578641]
To work around, either disable G-SYNC or play using an API other than Vulkan.



Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers is prepped for the latest game updates  

Product Compatibility

Nvidia RTX 20 series

Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, Geforce RTX 2080 Super, Geforce RTX 2080, Geforce RTX 2070 Super, Geforce RTX 2070, Geforce RTX 2060 Super, Geforce RTX 2060

NVIDIA TITAN Series

NVIDIA TITAN V, NVIDIA TITAN Xp, NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal), GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX TITAN X, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN Z, Geforce Titan RTX

GeForce 16 Series

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650

GeForce 10 Series

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series

GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series

GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720, GeForce GT 710

GeForce 600 Series

GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630


442.50 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 - 64 Bit
Windows 7 - 64-Bit


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